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BORDER GUARD BANGLADESH

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Sylhet Sector HQ Information

History of this Sector : BGB Syt Sec is the pioneer Sec of Border Guard Bangladesh. This Sec was raised on 01 Jul 1958 at Khajanchibari in Syt City and later shifted to its present loc Akhalia on 06 June 1985. The Sec has got 304 km of border length and out of which 248 km land bdry and 65 km river bdry. Presently 3 X BG Bn i.e 5, 8 and 41 Bn are guarding the border under this Sec. Lt Col Sarwar Khan was the pioneer Sec Comd of Syt Sec and after liberation this Sec was commanded by BA-110 Lt Col Shamsuddin Ahmed as first Sec Comd. Since birth this Sector is performing its’s duty like protecting the borders of Bangladesh, preventing smuggling and performing IS duty. This Sector has glorious history of participating in indo-Pak war 1965 and liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971. However, widely circulated PADUA incident of 2001, UTTARKUL incident of 2006 and JAINTAPUR incidents of 2010 are the most serious border clashes of recent past in this Sec. 

After liberation this sector was renamed as BDR, Sector Headquarter, Sylhet and on 23 November 2010 again renamed as BGB, Sector Headquarter, Sylhet.